he 2019-2020 Long Island Go Red for Women Luncheon committee

Men and women from across Long Island will be getting all their red outfits and accessories ready for the American Heart Association’s 19th Annual Long Island Go Red for Women Luncheon in February.

Heart disease and stroke are the No. 1 and No. 5 causes of death of Long Island women. For more than a decade, women have been fighting heart disease individually and together as part of the Go Red for Women movement. Cardiovascular diseases cause one in three women’s deaths each year, killing approximately one woman every minute.

Since 1984, more women than men have died each year from heart disease & stroke. An estimated 43 million women in the U.S. are affected by cardiovascular diseases. When you get involved in supporting Go Red for Women by advocating, fundraising and sharing your story, more lives are saved.

The Long Island American Heart Association’s 19th Annual Go Red for Women Luncheon on Thursday, Feb. 27, 2020 at the Crest Hollow Country Club in Woodbury from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. The 2020 American Heart Association Go Red for Women Luncheon is nationally sponsored by CVS Health. Bradley & Parker, Petro Home Services and Mount Sinai South Nassau are our Long Island Life Is Why Sponsors.

The American Heart Association’s 19th Annual Go Red for Women Luncheon combines an elegant luncheon reception, silent auction, networking opportunities and moving survivor stories. The Long Island Go Red for Women Luncheon will again feature educational breakout sessions presented by recognized and credentialed healthcare professionals, providing women with information, resources and hope to take action and live a longer, stronger life.

This year’s Luncheon will honor Nicole Penn, President of EGC Group, Barbara Liquori, Senior Market Sales Executive Northeast, Capital One Bank, and the nurses of Mount Sinai South Nassau.

The honorees are committed to raising support and creating awareness about heart disease and stroke especially, as it pertains to women.

Tamsen Fadal from PIX 11 will emcee the event

The American Heart Association Go Red for Women Luncheon is attended by both women and men from business, health, education, local and state government. Local media sponsors include PIX 11, Long Island Business News, Cox Media and Connoisseur Media.

For information about sponsorship opportunities, ticket or table reservations, or other questions visit longislandgoredluncheon.heart.org.

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